Southwark Playhouse

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Southwark Playhouse

77-85 Newington Causeway
+44 (0)20 7652 2224


4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Southwark Playhouse

4.0 out of 5 27 May 2014
by Sarah O.

I've been to the Southwark Playhouse twice now in it's new location. I've been lucky enough to get discounted tickets so thought it worth a try.

Now, I am a huge fan of the West End and the big shows but having seen Titanic and Johnny Got His Gun at the Southwark Playhouse I'm also in love with these smaller plays. It's an intimate venue so you can really feel part of it and you're so close...more

4.0 out of 5 27 April 2014
by Rachel J.

I got a really cheap ticket (£10) to see a play here by my favourite playwright, Dennis Kelly. And they have free water by the bar - something I always respect in theatre bars! I like the modern, hippy vibe of this place too.more

4.0 out of 5 20 August 2013
by Teresa C.

I came here to see Titanic during preview.

Upon entering the venue, I felt like the place was pretty run down, and was starting to worry about my next few hours at this venue. I also thought the worst of the quality of the production. I fully expected an amateur community theatre type of production.

When I entered the theatre, "The Large", they called it, it was dark, and I had to watch my...more

5.0 out of 5 8 November 2012
by Michelle B.

A Perfect Theatre Experience.

A cosy, intimate, versatile venue with a classy variety of performances. This is what theatre is all about.

Just a minutes walk from bustling London Bridge station, just off Tootley Street sandwiched in-between the Ship Tavern and another generic pub/restaurant is the gateway to The Southwark Playhouse. Passing a small box office area with smiley young staff,...more

4.0 out of 5 1 January 2012
by Amanda F.

The Yelpers before me were right: It's a delightful, wonderful little venue!

Has an almost cavernous feel, and a quirky lounge reception area, with well priced drinks for a pre-show beer, cocktail or cappucino.

I saw their magical rendition of Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and the intimate space was perfect, it worked really, really well and I really enjoyed it :)

I'll definitely be...more